Iloilo

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Iloilo
Typeprovince
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
Highly urbanized cities1
Cities1
Municipalities42
Barangays [note]1,721
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea, Visayan Sea, Jintotolo Channel
Area (2007) [note]5,000.83 km2 (1,930.83 sq mi)
Population (2015) [note]1,936,423
Density (2015) [note]387 / km2 (1,003 / sq mi)
[note] Figures exclude highly urbanized cities

Iloilo is a province in the Philippines situated in the Western Visayas region occupying the western section of the Visayas.

The province has a land area of 5,000.83 square kilometers or 1,930.83 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 1,936,423. This represented 25.69% of the total population of the Western Visayas region, 10.00% of the overall population of the Visayas island group, or 1.92% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 387 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,003 inhabitants per square mile.

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Iloilo is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Capiz, Jintotolo Channel, Visayan Sea, Guimaras Strait, Iloilo Strait, Panay Gulf, and Antique.

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Local government units

Iloilo has 42 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 1,721. The City of Iloilo serves as the provincial capital, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007), in km2Density (2015), per km2Brgy count
Ajuymunicipality52,26847,2481.94%175.5729834
Alimodianmunicipality38,40837,4840.46%144.8226551
Anilaomunicipality28,68427,4860.82%100.3128621
Badianganmunicipality27,00526,2180.56%77.5034831
Balasanmunicipality33,08829,7242.06%54.2761023
Banatemunicipality32,53229,5431.85%102.8931618
Barotac Nuevomunicipality54,14651,8670.82%94.4957329
Barotac Viejomunicipality45,80841,4701.91%185.7824726
Batadmunicipality21,29819,3851.81%53.1040124
Bingawanmunicipality15,19913,4322.38%85.2017814
Cabatuanmunicipality58,44254,9501.18%112.9051868
Calinogmunicipality60,41354,4302.01%274.5522059
Carlesmunicipality68,16062,6901.61%104.0565533
Concepcionmunicipality43,15939,6171.64%86.1250125
Dinglemunicipality45,33543,2900.88%98.3746133
Dueñasmunicipality34,24233,6710.32%90.5237847
Dumangasmunicipality69,10866,1080.85%128.7053745
Estanciamunicipality48,54642,6662.49%29.381,65225
Guimbalmunicipality33,82032,3250.86%44.6175833
Igbarasmunicipality32,00431,3470.40%148.7221546
Janiuaymunicipality63,90563,0310.26%179.1035760
Lambunaomunicipality73,64069,0231.24%407.0918173
Leganesmunicipality32,48029,4381.89%32.201,00918
Lemerymunicipality30,85127,4412.26%119.9025731
Leonmunicipality49,87547,5220.92%140.2035685
Maasinmunicipality36,92235,0690.99%128.5928750
Miagaomunicipality67,56564,5450.87%156.80431119
Minamunicipality23,54621,7851.49%43.4054322
New Lucenamunicipality23,24022,1740.90%44.1052721
Otonmunicipality89,11582,5721.46%86.441,03137
Passicity (CC)80,54479,6630.21%251.3932051
Paviamunicipality55,60343,6144.73%27.152,04818
Pototanmunicipality75,07070,9551.08%97.1077350
San Dionisiomunicipality38,77533,6502.74%127.0630529
San Enriquemunicipality33,91132,4220.86%110.2830728
San Joaquinmunicipality51,89251,6450.09%234.8422185
San Miguelmunicipality27,68625,0131.95%31.9786624
San Rafaelmunicipality16,53214,6552.32%67.052479
Santa Barbaramunicipality60,21555,4721.57%131.9645660
Saramunicipality52,63146,8892.22%169.0231142
Tigbauanmunicipality62,70658,8141.23%83.6874952
Tubunganmunicipality22,44921,5400.79%85.1826448
Zarragamunicipality25,60523,6931.49%54.4847024
Iloilo Total1,936,4231,805,5761.34%5,000.833871,721

Economy

According to the Bureau of Local Government Finance, the annual regular revenue of Iloilo for the fiscal year of 2016 was 2,639,860,532.03.

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Fiscal YearAnnual Regular IncomeChange
20091,290,284,200.00
20101,355,030,969.935.02%
20111,459,711,099.857.73%
20121,450,300,120.74-0.64%
20131,537,879,043.236.04%
20141,936,003,023.0225.89%
20152,340,391,505.4820.89%
20162,639,860,532.0312.80%

End notes:

  • Annual Regular Income = Locally Sourced Revenue + Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) Current Year + Other Shares from National Tax Collection
  • Locally Sourced Revenue = Real Property Tax (General Fund) + Tax on Business + Other Taxes + Regulatory Fees + Service/User Charges + Receipts from Economic Enterprises

Demographics

Population by age group

According to the 2015 Census, the age group with the highest population in Iloilo is 5 to 9, with 239,508 individuals. Conversely, the age group with the lowest population is 75 to 79, with 30,865 individuals.

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Age groupPopulation (2015)
Under 145,188
1 to 4190,054
5 to 9239,508
10 to 14232,479
15 to 19230,325
20 to 24216,474
25 to 29193,824
30 to 34171,630
35 to 39154,442
40 to 44134,895
45 to 49127,444
50 to 54113,639
55 to 5997,433
60 to 6477,169
65 to 6957,242
70 to 7439,993
75 to 7930,865
80 and over31,811
Total2,384,415

Historical population

The population of Iloilo grew from 757,440 in 1960 to 1,936,423 in 2015, an increase of 1,178,983 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.34%, or an increase of 130,847 people, from the previous population of 1,805,576 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
329,993
397,8541.19%
589,1981.98%
665,5631.26%
757,4401.14%
885,2211.54%
1,001,5072.51%
1,096,4321.83%
1,337,9812.01%
1,415,0221.05%
1,559,1822.10%
1,691,8781.13%
1,805,5762.40%
1,936,4231.34%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Iloilo as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (New Route)

Secondary Roads

  • Barotac Nuevo-Dumangas-Dacutan Wharf Road
  • Cabatuan-New Lucena-Banga-Bante Road
  • Iloilo City-Leganes-Dumangas Coastal Road
  • Iloilo East Coast-Capiz Road
  • Iloilo East Coast-Estancia Wharf Road
  • Iloilo-Antique Road
  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (Old Route)
  • Leganes-Santa Barbara Road
  • New Lucena-Santa Barbara Road
  • Passi-Calinog Road
  • Passi-San Rafael-Lemery-Sara Road
  • Santa Barbara By-Pass Road
  • Sen. Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Avenue
  • Tiolas-Sinugbuhan Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Ajuy-Jamul-awon-Concepcion Road
  • Baje-Ngi-ngi-an-Bingawan Road
  • Balabag-Maquina-Cayos-Patlad Road
  • Balasan-Carles Road
  • Banga Bante-Banga-Polot-an-Barotac Nuevo Road
  • Banga-Polot-an-Pototan Pob Road
  • Barotac Viejo-San Rafael Road
  • Concepcion-San Dionisio Road
  • Dingle P.A. Cadre Road
  • Dueñas Diversion Road
  • Guimbal-Igbaras-Tubungan-Leon Road
  • Guimbal-Tubungan Road
  • Guintas-Barotac Nuevo Road
  • Iloilo-Capiz Road (Pavia Diversion)
  • Janiuay-Badiangan-Tina Road
  • Junction Bancal-Leon-Antique Boundary Road
  • Lambunao-INCA Road
  • Lub-lub-Calao-Rosario-Cansilayan Road
  • Lublub-Bolilao-Salad Road
  • Mandurriao-San Miguel-Alimodian-Maasin-Cabatuan Road
  • Miagao Cadre Road
  • Miagao-Igbaras Road
  • Oton-Buray-Santa Monica-San Antonio-San Miguel Road
  • Oton-Mambog-Cabolo-an-Abilay-San Jose Road
  • Oton-Pakiad-Mandurriao Road
  • Passi-San Enrique-Garrita Road
  • Pototan-Mina-Janiuay Road
  • Pototan-Tabugon Road
  • Pototan-Tina-Lambunao Road
  • San Dionisio-Capinang Road
  • San Rafael-Dumarao Road
  • Sara PNP Barracks Road
  • Sara-Concepcion Road
  • Sara-San Dionisio Road
  • Tigbauan-Cordova-Leon Junction Road
  • Tiwi-Talisay-Guintas Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 1,936,423, ranked 12 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,930.83 square kilometers, ranked 21 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 387 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 13 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.34%, ranked 39 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on annual regular income is from the Bureau of Local Government Finance, Department of Finance
  4. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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